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LMS Hosting with a Digital Media Library

Posted by Ben Young on Dec 1, 2016 3:59:54 PM

The idea behind online learning and eLearning, is to utilize technology to engage learners with course material in a dynamic and interactive way. Modern online courses often incorporate elements such as rich video production, audio narration, flash animation, interactive learning games, and more.

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Topics: Moodle hosting

2017 Forecast: 9 HR Trends Disrupting the Market - Part 3

Posted by Nimritta P. on Nov 29, 2016 7:00:00 AM

We previously published Part 1 and Part 2 of our recap of Bersin by Deloitte's report, HR Technology Disruptions for 2017: Nine Trends Reinventing the HR Software Market.  Here is Part 3. 

#7) Convergence of Team Management and HR Tools

New software systems like Slack, Trello, and Basecamp are making it easier for teams to collaborate on work, communicate with one another, and manage projects. This trend is indicative of a shift in importance — away from adopting tools that assist HR professionals manage their teams, towards tools that assist employees and managers perform better on the job. This doesn’t mean that HR tech companies are no longer interested in supporting HR teams, it simply means that there is a new branch of HR technology that is meant to be used by individual employees to assist in their everyday work. These HR tools are being integrated into employee workflows, so that they can be used by everyone.

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Topics: education technology, HR, Disruptive HR technology, HR technology, HR trends

2016 Corporate Training Trends

Posted by Nimritta P. on Nov 24, 2016 6:00:00 AM

The LMS market is projected to reach $11 billion in worth 2020. With this anticipated growth, corporate training investments are also steadily inclining - there is nearly $4.5 billion being invested in learning management systems for corporate training, as organizations are quick to jump on effective ways to deliver employee training.

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Topics: online training, corporate training, online learning, eLearning trends

6 LMS Reporting Features for Moodle & Totara LMS

Posted by Nimritta P. on Nov 9, 2016 10:03:12 AM

LMS Reporting is a) The most sought after LMS feature, b) The feature LMS users are the least happy with, and c) The number one reason people seek to switch LMS vendors.

This is because many of the LMS LMS reporting and analytics solutions fall short in delivering what users need, making the search for a good solution a lengthy process. To make the process a little bit easier, our reporting experts have compiled a list of the 6 LMS reporting features that will meet your reporting needs, and prove the value of your learning and training programs to your stakeholders. 

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Topics: learning analytics Moodle, learning analytics, reporting, lms reporting, Moodle Reporting

2017 Forecast: 9 HR Trends Disrupting the Market - Part 2

Posted by Nimritta P. on Nov 7, 2016 7:00:00 AM

Last week, we published Part 1 of our recap of Bersin by Deloitte's report, HR Technology Disruptions for 2017: Nine Trends Reinventing the HR Software Market. Here is Part 2. 

#4) Growth and Evolution of the Learning Market

The market for corporate learning and training is in the process of transformation. What’s driving the change? A few things:

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Topics: Disruptive HR technology, HR technology, HR management system, HR trends, eLearning trends

Making Money with Moodle - The Business Case for Online Learning

Posted by Jim Yupangco on Nov 4, 2016 9:50:00 AM

Did you know you can use the Moodle learning management system to make money? Universities, private colleges, technical institutes and all kinds of private online learning providers can offer courses commit a lot of time, effort, and money into developing their online learning programs, increasing the amount of pressure on learning departments to either become cost neutral, or turn a profit. Moodle helps this process by allowing education instituties to offer their online courses – even entire online learning programs – at a profit. 

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Topics: cost benefits online learning, Moodle How to, make money with Moodle, business case Moodle, Moodle, online education costs, online learning

2017 Forecast: 9 HR Trends Disrupting the Market - Part 1

Posted by Nimritta P. on Nov 1, 2016 6:00:00 AM

In 2015, approximately 2.4 billion was invested in HR vendors - a 60% jump from the year before, signalling a massive disruption in the industry. This sudden increase in focus on HR technologies has people wondering, where did this interest come from?

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Topics: HR, Disruptive HR technology, HR technology

DIY or Outsource? 5 Benefits of Cloud Based Moodle Hosting

Posted by Nimritta P. on Oct 30, 2016 9:43:00 AM

One of the major decisions organizations have to make when implementing an LMS is whether to go with DIY (do-it-yourself), or outsourced hosting. Cloud-based hosting is an advanced form of hosting that incorporates greater support and service levels, and offloads the aforementioned duties to the managed hosting firm.

 

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Topics: cloud hosting

Educause 2016 Day 2: Highlights and Takeaways

Posted by Stewart Rogers on Oct 28, 2016 11:04:25 AM

Lambda is at Educause this week! Since the launch of our LMS reporting and analytics solution, Zoola Analytics, we have been active members of the learning and analytics community. We are excited to learn what our peers have to say, and contribute to the existing discussion around analytics in education. Day two was very insightful, and it reinforced many of the ideas that supported the development of Zoola. Here's our recap. 

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Topics: education technology, higher education, learning analytics, learning technology

Best Practices for your Moodle RFP

Posted by Lambda Solutions on Oct 27, 2016 7:30:00 AM

We held a webinar on the 7 Best Practices for your Moodle RFP, where we went went into detail, showing you how to ensure your LMS deployment meets your project requirements. Here are 4 of the best practices that we covered!

 
Webinar Recording: 7 Best Practices for your Moodle RFP
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